Cape honeysuckle, Tecomaria capensis
This large sprawling shrub can be trained when young as a vine if supported and tied to trellises and fences. Its red-orange blossoms are vibrant and resemble the true honeysuckle blossom. However, the CapeHoneysuckle is more of a hard stemmed, non-twining shrub. Â Flowers are stunning, attract butterflies and are one of the favorite foods for hummingbirds. A great plant to use in exotic gardens! This plant blooms early in the fall and will flower on though into spring.